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West African Examinations Council (WAEC)


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is West Africa’s foremost examining board established by law  to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

WAEC Timetable Is Not Determined By Nigeria Alone – PTF Coordinator

July 2, 2020 - The coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu has disclosed that the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC timetable is not determined by Nigeria alone. Mr. Aliyu stated this in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise ...

WAEC 2nd Series GCE Registration Commences for 2020

June 11, 2020 - WAEC GCE Registration Form for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series: The Registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 First Series will begin on Monday, October 15th, 2019. See the full registration details. ...

WAEC Debunks Rumour on Cancellation of 2020 May/June SSCE and Refund of Fees

April 27, 2020 - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has debunked the rumours on cancellation of the May/June 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, 2020 (WASSCE). In a statement by the Head of WAEC, Nigeria, Mr Patrick Areghan, on Sunda ...

FG Confirms Indefinite Postponement of WAEC and NECO Exams for 2020

April 22, 2020 - The Federal Government has confirmed the indefinite postponement of the 2020 examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and the National Examinations Council (NECO) for senior school students. This was confirmed by the Mi ...

COVID-19: WAEC Urges SSCE Candidates to Study Hard for Exam Using this Lockdown Period

April 14, 2020 - Latest: WAEC Urges SSCE Candidates to Study Hard for Exam Using this Lockdown Period The West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Nigeria has advised candidates for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to take advant ...

WAEC Postpones 2020 May/June SSCE Examination

March 23, 2020 - The 2020 May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) has been postponed infinitely by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). This was made known by the West African Examinations Council in a statement on Friday. In the statement, the ...

WAEC GCE Result: 2020 First Series GCE Result Released

March 4, 2020 - WAEC GCE Result: The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the results of the 2020 first series of the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates (WAEC GCE). ...

WAEC SSCE May/June Timetable Released for 2020

February 25, 2020 - WAEC SSCE May/June Timetable, 2020 The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has made available the timetable for the 2020 May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). According to the Timetable, the examination will begin on March 20th, ...

WAEC GCE Timetable for 2020 Jan/Feb First Series Examination

January 9, 2020 - WAEC GCE Timetable (January / February First Series Examination): This is to inform candidates that wish to participate in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) January / February First Series, that the West Africa E ...

WAEC Withdraws Certificate of 1992 and 1993 Candidates due to Malpractice

December 4, 2019 - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released a list of candidates whose certificates have been withdrawn between December 1992 and 1993 by the commission due to malpractices. Also See: WAEC Best Candidate The list of affected WAEC candid ...